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    Thread: What is the average 0-60 Jetta?

    1. Junior Member Bluebeastk2's Avatar
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      02-15-2012 04:48 PM #1
      Does anyone here know the average 0-60 time for a stock jetta 2.0? I'm just wondering because i just bought this car a month ago and doesnt seem as quick as i thought it'd be. The auto-transmission thats going out could be part of this.. ? Anyway thanks, Post your 0-60 if you'd like!

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      02-15-2012 04:49 PM #2
      lol with an auto like 10 seconds.

      Manuals are around 8+

      thats for 2.0s.

      Vrs are obviously quicker..
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      02-15-2012 05:06 PM #3
      Hmm is it me or does 2nd gear on all jettas just pull like crap. ?

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      02-15-2012 05:10 PM #4
      Drive a vr and you will think other wise. 3rd is the most fun on the manual transmissions. Automatics suck. Will never drive one.
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      02-15-2012 05:14 PM #5
      Yeah its just wierd that my sister's new 1.8L corolla smokes my jetta. wtf

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      02-15-2012 05:18 PM #6
      You got a whopping 90ish hp to the wheels (probably less). Don't know how quick you were expecting.
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      02-15-2012 05:28 PM #7
      I'm pleased with 3rd on mine since I have the TT ecu chip, revs up to 7500 (not safe) and my speedo went all the way to 110

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      02-15-2012 05:50 PM #8
      Anyone have any other times?

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      02-15-2012 06:43 PM #10
      I think 2nd pulls pretty nicely. Even in a 2.slow. And yes, 3rd is definitely fun when getting on the Interstate. I haven't actually timed it with a stopwatch, but if I shift just right from 1st to 2nd and get the launch just right, it FEELS like about 8.5-9 for 0 to 6200 in 2nd (~57mph). Of course it probably is closer to 10.
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      02-15-2012 07:19 PM #11
      How your gears feel are also dependent on your trans code.

      I have a CHE, and I can get to 60+ in second gear, raced a friend of mine with a different trans code and he shifted into 3rd when I was about 3/4 of the way through second.


      Regardless, gears 1-3 are pretty fun.
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      02-15-2012 08:16 PM #12
      Sound like people are forgetting OP has an automatic.
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      02-16-2012 04:42 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by Bluebeastk2 View Post
      Yeah its just wierd that my sister's new 1.8L corolla smokes my jetta. wtf
      Race that same Corolla in 17 years, then see how fast it is. Our cars are old.
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      02-16-2012 04:52 PM #14
      ive raced quite a few cars with my 2.slow

      races won : gls jetta 95, 2011 kia koupe, 95 dodge dakota, 07 civic (not vtech)

      races lost : dads 4.6 mustang obviously... buddies 01 pontiac grand prix gt, and a 5.0 fox mustang

      its pretty quick to me, for what it is its fun as hell to drive =D

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      02-16-2012 04:55 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by deletedo1m View Post
      Sound like people are forgetting OP has an automatic.

      But the thread is still about the 0-60 speed of the Jetta, not just his.
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      02-16-2012 05:27 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by lil_red_jetta View Post
      ive raced quite a few cars with my 2.slow

      races won : gls jetta 95, 2011 kia koupe, 95 dodge dakota, 07 civic (not vtech)

      races lost : dads 4.6 mustang obviously... buddies 01 pontiac grand prix gt, and a 5.0 fox mustang

      its pretty quick to me, for what it is its fun as hell to drive =D
      Yeah, I've had some surprising wins as well. There was a 2000-2005 Galant that thought he had a chance. Countless Hondas (fart cannons and 50-inch rims don't make it go fast). There was a Crown Vic that tried but I somehow stayed a nose ahead. There was a Hyundai a few months ago that I thought for sure had a shot.. being brand new and having a ~2.5L V6. I won with ease.. didn't even have to go past 5k, and they were trying.

      However, I know when I don't have even a remotely close chance. Anything over 5 liters and I don't even think about trying.
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      02-16-2012 05:33 PM #17
      Yup!

      Quote Originally Posted by Sallad View Post
      Race that same Corolla in 17 years, then see how fast it is. Our cars are old.
      Your 2.slow which had 115-hp 14 years ago against a brand new DOHC 1.8 with 132-hp, both in cars with similar weight? What did you expect? BTW, there's no shame in being outrun while driving a stock 2.slow. It's like taking candy from a baby.

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      02-16-2012 05:35 PM #18
      This thread is really happening
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      02-16-2012 06:26 PM #19
      Quote Originally Posted by Uncle_Jesse View Post
      This thread is really happening
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    20. 02-16-2012 08:19 PM #20
      Somewhere between 1 and 2 weeks.

      With a fully built NA 2.0 that drops to about 5-6 days.

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      02-16-2012 09:49 PM #21
      about 15 minutes

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      02-16-2012 09:56 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by JohnStamos View Post
      Somewhere between 1 and 2 weeks.

      With a fully built NA 2.0 that drops to about 5-6 days.
      HA! That implies that 2.0's even go 60
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      02-16-2012 10:00 PM #23
      Yeah, I Just went back and looked at a video I took a while back with my digicam velcro'ed to the dash. Was turning left from a stop sign so not including the first 20 feet or so, it was 8.5 seconds until the limiter in 2nd.
      We need a series like this state-side. I'm in if there is one, or will be one. VW Cup 2015, anyone?

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    24. 02-16-2012 10:40 PM #24
      cam, tune, port/polish.. problem solved

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      02-16-2012 10:48 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by Bluebeastk2 View Post
      Yeah its just wierd that my sister's new 1.8L corolla smokes my jetta. wtf
      Thats why you tint the windows,lower it,and put a system in it.and get in every ones way till they zoom
      past you and get a speeding ticket.
      no but realy automatics suck.I will never own one.

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